All posts tagged: jewellery

Just un Clou – Just a Dream?

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, jewellery are a woman’s soft spot, shortly put, if it’s gold, sparkly and costs a pretty penny, it’s a surefit way into your lady love’s heart! As part of the fairer sex, I too have a soft spot for a gorgeous piece to enhance my neck, wrist or ears, and even more, I know exactly what I want! For the last few years, I’ve been clou crazy! Ever since Cartier launched their Just Un Clou Collection, I’ve been passionately coveting it, and the love has not waned! All I need is my own personal Mr Rockefeller, and the Clou bracelet in Rose Gold will finally be mine! But for now, I’ll have to do with dreaming and hoping, with desiring and coveting. I’ve got clou fever!

Sophie Bille Brahe

Every woman loves jewellery! A fact that is as true as water being wet, sun being warm and a crow desiring all that glistens and gleams. Some have a pendant for costume jewellery, decorating themselves from head to toe, dreaming themselves a true Old Hollywood movie star. Others prefer a more subdued aproach, gracefully enhancing their necks, ears, wrists or fingers with fine jewellery, exquisite in it’s subtlety and pureness. Sophie Bille Brahe‘s designs for her eponymous brand  definitely cater to that second category of women, enchanting us with elegant designs with an avant-garde twist that showcase her Scandinavian roots and her passion for astrology, clean lines, storytelling and elegance. A graduate from London’s Royal College of Arts, Sophie Bille Brahe returrned to her hometown of Copenhagen and started working on her own project. With keywords such as modern luxury, elegance, poetic elements and innovation, her collections since 2013 have featured a modern play on pearls, astrology, delicately diamond dotted pieces and the reflections of precious stones and muted gold. Subtle pieces, such as dainty …

Atelier 11’s jewellery makes me feel like a little girl again and wanting to join the circus

When I was a little girl, I had this fantasy (albeit very shortly) to spend my Wednesday afternoons and Saturdays at the circus school and spend hours perfecting my rope walking, ball juggling and trapeze flying skills. Even now as an adult, I still can’t walk by a circus without having a little daydream. Modern day escapism? Daydream nr 2 usually goes along the lines of me having a little stroll around the Place Vendôme in Paris, peeking and delighting in one jeweller’s shop window after the other, taking in every gleam and glitter of all the sparkly diamond or  gemstone ring, bracelet of necklace that catch the rays of sunlight bouncing n. So when I saw glimpses of Atelier 11‘s newest summer collection marrying that childhood dream of joining that circus school and my Audrey Hepburn dreams of beautiful jewellery,  may or may not have squealed a little. Delicate and dainty at the same time, these little ballerina’s, lions jumping through hoops, live cannon ball men, sweet elephants and other circus acts have this …